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Tuesday, 01 March 2011 14:59

AMD HD 6990 up and running at Cebit

Written by Slobodan Simic

CeBIT 2011: Coming on March 8th
While Nvidia's dual-GPU card is nowhere to be seen on Cebit, AMD's dual-GPU HD 6990 is happily running at MSI's booth and is showcased behind close doors by other partners around the show.

The partners' mouths are sealed when it comes to the details regarding the card but we did manage to get some details. As far as we know so far, it will be based on two Cayman GPUs with 1536 VLIW4 stream processors.

The details regarding the clocks might change but for now the card works at 830MHz for the GPU and 1250MHz (5.0Gbps) for a total of 4GB of memory (2GB for each GPU) paired up with a 2x256-bit memory interface.

The card has one DVI and four mini DisplayPort outputs, needs two 8-pin PCI-Express power connectors and should arrive on March 8th, as AMD actually rushed the official launch date a bit. Enjoy the pictures.



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+26 #1 FlOw 2011-03-02 10:08

nuff said.
+25 #2 arclight 2011-03-02 10:24
Is it just me or does it look like that motherboard just got raped?
+1 #3 dan 2011-03-02 13:38
A REAL product, based on REALLY good, fast, efficient GPU's. Huang must be prepping his resignation letter now.
+3 #4 nforce4max 2011-03-02 14:53
Well we will see how much it will really cost once it hits the market. I hope their drivers improve and that switch (pic-e) better be better than the last cards because it waters down performance.
+16 #5 GrumpyOldMan 2011-03-02 15:50

That graphics acquisition by AMD was one of the smartest thinks AMD ever did.

+12 #6 TheDude 2011-03-02 15:55
2 8 pin power connectors?...Nice!, awesome to have the juice to overclock it and make it less efficient. The dual BIOS switch is a nice touch as well.
+5 #7 The blue fox 2011-03-02 20:20
The 6990 blows..

Literally. Both ways. :-)

Any how i can wait to see what the the bench marks for this card
+4 #8 darkexiledone 2011-03-04 01:10
:-? I hope they change the thermal design before launch. I just don't like the idea of a card blowing hot air back into the case. And I agree with Arclight, I've had motherboards that were smaller than that card. :o

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